Saint-Priest, Rhône

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Château of Saint-Priest
Château of Saint-Priest
Coat of arms of Saint-Priest
Coat of arms
Saint-Priest is located in France
Coordinates: 45°41′50″N 4°56′41″E / 45.6972°N 4.9447°E / 45.6972; 4.9447Coordinates: 45°41′50″N 4°56′41″E / 45.6972°N 4.9447°E / 45.6972; 4.9447
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Gascon (LR)
Area1 29.71 km2 (11.47 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 42,488
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69290 /69800
Elevation 189–263 m (620–863 ft)
(avg. 208 m or 682 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Priest (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃pʁi]) is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. The 19th-century French historian and epigrapher Auguste Allmer (1815–1899) was a tax collector in Saint-Priest.

It is the fourth-largest suburb of the city of Lyon, and is located to its southeast side. The Gare de Saint-Priest railway station is served by local trains to Lyon, Grenoble and Chambéry.

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